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Teeth Brushing for The Soul: Cultivating Detachment Through Ashtanga Yoga Practice

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga in Nicaragua, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Teacher Training

Teeth Brushing for The Soul: Cultivating Detachment Through Ashtanga Yoga Practice

Sometimes it is hard to let go of ambition and silence the inner critic in our daily yoga practice? How can we actually understand and learn detachment in our yoga practice? Looking at it from the action of brushing your teeth  might be helpful to tap into the feeling of non attachment on and off the mat. Let’s talk about oral hygiene. We all know brushing your teeth is important. Giving your chompers a good cleaning is probably a regular part of your daily...

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Living In The Question

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Yoga Philosophy

Living In The Question

In our yoga school we encourage our students to look within and pay attention to any questions arising during the practice or during the daily life as these questions are of great importance for our wellbeing. We want to learn how to stay with the question, not necessarily finding an answer or getting all stressed out about not knowing the answer, just observing what feelings and thoughts are brought to the surface. A dynamic way towards self realisation and being...

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My Yoga Philosophy

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Yoga Philosophy

My Yoga Philosophy

My Yoga Philosophy One of the requirements for our 200 hour yoga certificate is writing a teacher statement from ones own philosophy. During the years I have had the pleasure of reading many awesome yoga teacher statements. This is the yoga teacher statement written by Stephanie Gurewitz who did her training with us is July 2013.  Enjoy. Namaste Catarina Lacayo Director Its Yoga Nicaragua Breathe We often forget that we can control our breathing, and that we can control our...

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Relax & Breath – Go With The Flow

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Yoga Philosophy

Relax & Breath – Go With The Flow

Thank you Danielle Prohom Olson for this wonderful article about surrender. The core of the yoga practice is about “relax and breath and go with the flow”. Once you understand this concept – so easy but oh so hard to do – the truth unfolds. Relax and breath go with the flow and follow your intelligence is the most powerful lesson learned. Namaste Catarina Lacayo Director It´s Yoga Nica For many years my approach to health and fitness was defined by...

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Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali Remixed Version

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali Remixed Version

Danielle Prohom Olson is a yoga instructor/filmaker and blogger. She has studied the “new sutras” and she gives us some observations on the book, Threads Of Yoga, by Mattew Remski, along with an interview with the author. The Yoga Sutras was written several thousands of years ago. I think it is mind blowing how much of the content that still applies today – but we need to revive and develop some ideas for us to make sense today. But a new sutras? I am...

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5 Mind States That Keep You From Being Present And Being Your Authentic Self

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Yoga Philosophy

5 Mind States That Keep You From Being Present And Being Your Authentic Self

This week´s article, by Matt Cooke,  is short but wow! So important and concentrated. In this text you find what is stopping you from living in your full power.  When our yoga practice grows we uncover the truth about what is keeping us stuck. Seeing our selves, something we can only do when we are in the present moment, is the first step to liberation and happiness. Enjoy the post ( 5 Mind States That Keep You From Being Present And Being Your Authentic Self ) Catarina...

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